HUD Secratary Donovan Announces $1,633,202 in Homeless Aid to Louisiana

Housing and Urban Development Secretary Shaun Donovan announced new grants totaling $1,633,202 to be allocated to local homeless assistance programs in Louisiana. The new funds are to support four local projects that will offer needed housing and support to individuals and families over the lifetime…

New Audit Protocol Standardizes Sustainable Housing

The Enterprise Retrofit Audit Protocol will facilitate funding for retrofitting affordable housing by establishing a “baseline for metrics and disclosures in the analysis of green improvements.” The protocol was developed by Enterprise Community Partners, Inc. and CAS Financial Advisory Services. In addition to financial considerations,…

HUD Requests $150 Million for Sustainable Communities Initiative

HUD requests $150 million for a new Sustainable Communities Initiative to integrate transportation and housing planning in a way that maximizes choices for residents and businesses, lowers transportation costs and drives sustainable development efforts. This investment reflects HUD’s strong belief that housing is best developed…